The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Did Orville Say to Wilbur

let’s take this bike
and make it soar
shift from ground to sky
with wings, controls
and daring hearts
my brother, we can fly!

About the Writer

Claire Taylor

Claire writes for both adult and youth audiences. Her debut picture book, Benjamin's Sad Day, is forthcoming from Golden Fleece Press. Claire is the founding editor of Little Thoughts Press, a quarterly print magazine for and by kids. She lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and can be found online at